Jane Matrix Light 2 Isofix review
This child car seat has passed the regulatory tests required by ECE R44/04 to be sold as suitable for children from birth to 13kg. In our own more rigorous tests it achieved a good overall safety rating when used in both formats (carrycot and car seat) and secured both ways (Isofix and adult seat belt). But, the seat is really difficult to connect to the Isofix base; there's a high risk it could be done incorrectly which means that we've had to limit the total score overall for this format, and it drops just below our Don't Buy threshold of 45%.
Further readingUse our tools, tips and advice to protect you and your home How we test child car seats
Test score %
- Group 0/0 plus
- Not extended rear-facing
The Jane Matrix Light car seat is an innovative, multifunctional car seat. It's the first carrycot to be used with an Isofix base, creating a 'lie-flat' position for your baby to travel in. Car seat experts say this is the best position for newborns and young babies to be in - not only for comfort, but also to help their breathing. We've made this seat a Don't Buy. Read our safety alert for more information on the reasons why.
- Pros and cons
- What is it?
- How safe is it?
- Is it easy to fit the seat?
- Is the seat comfortable?
- Is there anything else I should know?
- Should I buy it?
- Direction of travelSideways and rearward-facing
- Manufacturer URLwww.groupjane.com
Make smarter choices
- 0%Lowest score
- 65%Average score
- 82%Highest score
Best baby car seats
Key safety differences between baby car seats and child car seats. Why babies need more protection in car crashes and how to keep them as safe as possible. Plus car seat carrycots vs baby car seats.
How to buy the right child car seat
Get our expert advice on which car seat you need for a newborn, baby or child. We explain car seat weight groups and i-Size, and give top tips on how to buy the best child car seat when you head to the shops.
Car seat weight groups
Which? guide to car seat weight groups. From group 0+ 0-13kg (birth to around 12-15 months to Group 1/2/3 9-36kg (around 9 months to 12 years), find out why car seat weight groups matter and when to go up a car seat group